Local democracy in practice

the role and working environment of councillors in Scotland by Clive Martlew

Publisher: Avebury in Aldershot

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Includes bibliography.

StatementClive Martlew.
The Physical Object
Pagination(178)p. :
Number of Pages178
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Open LibraryOL22456462M
ISBN 100566055082

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